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Giancarlo Brusati

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGiancarlo•Brusati
Used nameGiancarlo•Brusati
Born6 March 1910 in Milano, Milano (ITA)
Died30 June 2001 in Barlassina, Monza e Brianza (ITA)
AffiliationsSocietà del Giardino, Milano (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

Giancarlo Brusati was both a noted fencer and sports administrator. In competition, he won two European épée titles (1931 and 1933), as well as the Italian Championships in 1931. At the Berlin Olympics, he was a member of the victorious Italian épée team. In 1961, Brusati was named vice-president of the Italian Fencing Federation, a position he held until 1981. He was then chosen as president of the Fédération Internationale d’Escrime (FIE, 1981-1984). In 1987 Brusati was awarded the Chevalier Feyerick Trophy by the FIE. In honor of his sporting achievements, he was also awarded a Gold Medal by the Italian Olympic Committee.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Giancarlo Brusati
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold

Organization roles

Role Organization Tenure NOC As
President Fédération internationale d’escrime 1981—1984 ITA Giancarlo Brusati

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